Marie Harf is a well-known journalist who hails from the country of the United States of America. Marie Harf has previously worked as the Acting Spokesperson and the Deputy Spokesperson for the State Department. At present, Marie Harf is the designated political commentator at the Fox News Channel.

Personal Life

Marie Harf was born as Marie Elizabeth Harf, on the 15th of June in the year of 1981. Marie Harf was born in the town of Granville, in the state of Ohio, in the country of the United States of America. Marie Harf was born to James E. Harf and Jane Ax. Harf. Marie Harf is of the White Ethic race and she is an American National by virtue of her birth in the United States of America.

As a student Marie attended the Granville High School. She graduated in the year 1999. Later, she enrolled at the Indiana University, located in Bloomington. It was here that she earned a degree of Bachelor of Arts in the field of political science with focus on Jewish, Eastern European studies and Russian studies.

Post that, Marie attained her master’s degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. While pursuing her master’s degree, Marie’s thesis was about evaluating, in Saudi Arabia, the prospects for continued regime stability.

Marie Harf is married at present. She got married to a man named, Joshua Paul Lucas on April 14th 2012. The wedding ceremony was held, in Vienna, at the Vienna Presbyterian Church. Currently, the duo have no children.


Marie Harf started her career being an analyst at the CIA's Directorate of Intelligence. Her work description was to closely monitor leadership issues in Middle East. Eventually Marie got promoted as the media spokesperson for the CIA.

Harf contributed to craft the then US President, Barack Obama’s communication strategy and national security during the presidential election of the year 2012. She even worked as a spokesperson for the campaign on the various issues of national security.

Post this, Harf was appointed at the Department of State as it's Deputy Spokesperson. There Marie worked as the deputy under Jen Psaki, who was the White House Communications director.

Later, Marie Harf got replaced by John Kirby, who was a retired US Navy Rear Admiral in capacity of being the Spokesperson for the Department of State. This information was reported by Bloomberg News in the month of April, in the year 2015.

Later, on May 13th, 2015, Marie Harf had served in the capacity of the Acting Spokesperson. Later she began the of role the Senior Advisor for the Strategic Communications on 1st of June ,2015 in capacity of Secretary of State, John Kerry. Harf became a political commentator for the Fox News Channel in January 2017.

Marie Harf is popular and active on numerous social media such as Snapchat, Instagram and twitter etc. The salary of a political commentator on the Fox News Channel is $42758. So Marie Harf's net worth is $1 million or more.

Last Modified: 10 Jun, 2018

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